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Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
a generic body image. >>> house republicans are offering a debt ceiling deal rather than risk a new financial crisis. they will allow new government borrowing for three months, but they insist the senate must pass a budget within those three months. and to add more pressure to get a deal, they promise to withhold paychecks for whichever chamber, house or senate, doesn't pass a budget. >>> officials have issued a high surf advisory for the northern california coast this weekend. the good news -- that's just about perfect for 24 of the world's top surfers who are waxing down their boards for a big wave competition in half moon bay that starts on sunday. the bad news -- the other seven billion people in the world can't swim there. >>> that is the news. guys? back to you guys. >> thank you. >> you're from that area, aren't you -- >> yeah, yeah, no. i wouldn't ever surf. >> you're in the seven billion part. >> we'll be on the beach. >> yeah. >> i used to sit on half moon bay and watch it. exactly. >>> dylan dreyer has another check of the forecast. >> good morning, guys. a couple of birt
Jan 13, 2013 10:30am PST
of these issues, you know, in washington. the debt ceiling fight that's on the horizon. is this going to impact the broad economy in the earning season, do you think? >> i guess this whole political thing is these are all the bricks in the wall of worry that equity markets are continuing to climb. you know, we know how to talk about these things, they're out there, in the media a lot. we follow them sometimes like a sport. maybe we exaggerate a little bit how much these political match nations, i don't want to minimize them but i think sometimes we miss the point that there are really good companies out there who figured out how to make really good money with all of this political noise going on. >> and yet, greg, so many potholes ahead. you know we're going to see a lot of back and forth over raising the debt ceiling, sequestration is still on the horizon now. less than two months away. the continuing resolution. i want you to take a listen to the president's spokesperson this week on the debt ceiling and get your reaction to that. >> sure. >> he will not negotiate with congress when it comes
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
, president reagan, president clinton, all signed a debt deal that were contingent on raising the debt ceiling. you yourself have done that. three times those were related to budget reduction maneuvers. what chuck and i and many are curious on is your adamant desire not to negotiate when that seems to conflict with the entire history in the modern american presidents with the debt ceiling and your own debt ceiling, and doesn't that suggest that we are going to go into a default situation because nobody is talking about how to resolve this. >> no, major, i think if you look at the history, getting votes for the debt ceiling is always difficult. and budgets in this town are always difficult. i went through this just last year. but what's different is we never saw a situation, as we saw last year, in which certain groups in congress took such an absolutist position, that we came within a few days of defaulting. and the fact of the matter is that we have never seen the debt ceiling used in this fashion, where the notion was, you know what, we might default unless we get 100% of what we want. that
Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
. confirmation hearings and the debt ceiling. "today in the bay's" tracie potts live in capitol hill where they are also getting ready for the president's inauguration coming up. good morning, tracie. >> all of that in the middle of planning a big party. 600,000, 800,000 people expected here. behind the scenes congress does have a number of things to deal with. will they pass an assault weapons ban? the nra doesn't think so. the white house is still expected to push for that. today vice president biden sits down with lawmakers and his task force and cabinet members to finalize recommendations for tomorrow. he wants to put them on the president's desk tomorrow. you mentioned the senate confirmation hearings. defense secretary nominee chuck hagel still has some lawmakers, democrats and republicans scratching their heads. lots of questions on iran and israel for him as those hearings come up and then finally the debt ceiling. we pushed it off. we hit it in december. didn't pay a few bills to push that off until february. now as the house resumes today, congress must make some decisions. repub
Jan 20, 2013 7:00am PST
-month extension so we can lift that debt ceiling for the next three months. that will back us into, by the way, the whole idea of sequestration and dealing with the debt crisis on a more firm note in about three months. so they're giving the president, they're giving everyone a little bit of time right now to work it through. i'm sure the president is grateful for that. but for right now, vice president biden, of course, has just taken his oath of office which is very important not only because it's nice to know the vice president's all lined up. but remember, joe biden becomes a very important person to look at over the next four years because there's talk of him running for the presidency four years from now. a lot of that will depend on what hillary clinton does. she's sort of the gorilla in the room right now. but substantively right now, there's not too much going on, only because everyone is involved with the pageantry. lots of streets blocked off. they're expecting about 700,000 people this year. which seems a large number. but down considerably from the 1.8 million that we had just fou
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
on capitol hill with more on that and the eternal tug of war over the debt ceiling. good morning. >> seems eternal at this point. that's the big issue here. they have to deal with that unfinished business first when it comes to superstorm sandy. $50 billion up to a vote today in immediate and long-term funding for those victims up and down the east coast. while there's some republican objection to spending this money without balancing that with some cuts somewhere, it looks like it will probably pass. speaking of cuts, we've got more spending cuts coming up march 1st if congress doesn't figure out what to do about the budget and the debt ceiling so we can borrow more money to pay off what we committed to spend. president obama says those are two separate issues. borrowing more and spending cuts. republicans disagree. the president says you can't use one as a bargaining chip for the other. it may delay social security and veterans benefits checks but republicans insist these issues are linked. we'll see how that debate continues to play out as the president gets ready to release his report
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